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Mom answers “when I was your age”

In Mom Videos! On October 30, 2014 0 Comments

In a video posted earlier this week, Mom answered Zailyn Prada’s question “Is this what you expected in your Golden Years?” Mom went on to say “when I… Read More »

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GUEST POST: It’s Not Too Late! 5 Places to Visit this Fall

In Guest Posts, North American Travel Locations On October 29, 2014 0 Comments

If you’re yearning for a last-minute trip before things get cold, April Alovera has compiled 5 places to visit this fall! April is an online publisher for The… Read More »

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Assessing your Parent’s Physical Capabilities from Afar

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On October 28, 2014 0 Comments

Many of us don’t live in the same town where our parents are located so trying to assess your parent’s physical capabilities from afar can be a bit… Read More »

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Mom answers “Is this how you pictured your Golden Years?”

In Random Thoughts On October 26, 2014 0 Comments

Several followers submitted questions for Mom on our Travel with Aging Parents Facebook page. It’s been fun rolling these out over the past couple of weeks. The latest… Read More »

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Happy Birthday Daddy

In Random Thoughts On October 23, 2014 0 Comments

My Dad would’ve been 84 today. He was a great man and a wonderful father. He taught me I could do anything and be anything if I just… Read More »

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READER QUESTION: Traveling with a Parent on Dialysis

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Reader Questions On October 21, 2014 0 Comments

Veronica Purcell asked the question: I’m traveling with my mom and she’s on dialysis and in a wheelchair. Where do I start planning? Although this may sound daunting… Read More »

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Latest Travel Gadget for Women: the “Pee Pocket”

In Gadgets, Humor On October 19, 2014 0 Comments

  Where was the Pee Pocket during our 8 or 9 trips to China?  Alas, my knees just do not allow for sustained squatting (and certainly not with… Read More »

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Traveling with a Parent who has Dementia – Part 2

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On October 9, 2014 0 Comments

In Part 1 of traveling with a parent who has dementia, I laid the ground work on what to expect while traveling and defining expectations from family members…. Read More »

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Traveling with a Parent who has Dementia – Part 1

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On October 7, 2014 0 Comments

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million people are currently living with this debilitating disease and the number is estimated to triple by 2050. Thank goodness… Read More »

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Mom answers “Do you get bored?”

In Need to Know, Random Thoughts, Reader Questions On October 4, 2014 0 Comments

  I received several questions from our Travel with Aging Parents Facebook followers to ask Mom next time I was home.  In Thursday’s post, Mom answers MaryAnn Baca’s… Read More »